BET Is Pushing Forward With Annual Award Show Despite Pandemic

Black Entertainment Television is pushing forward with it's 40th annual award show on June 28th at 7pm/CST. The show was originally scheduled to take place in LA but due to the pandemic, the show will have a unique twist this year. The network is relying on "an array of innovative techniques and artist generated content". In laments terms, expect artist to create videos of their performances that will then air on the popular awards show.

"The BET Awards are a seminal event - the biggest celebration of Black culture, Black accomplishment, Black excellence, and Black potential,” said Scott Mills, President of BET. “Our community, and the many millions who love Black culture, look to the BET Awards for signature moments of enrichment, entertainment, and empowerment. Recognizing the unique role the BET Awards plays for so many, and the challenging times we find ourselves in, we know it was more important than ever to deliver the BET Awards in 2020."

Be on the look out for the list of nominees for this year's award show.